Abigail (Abbie) Tykocki

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FacultyTheatreArts Cultural Management and Museum Studies

Academic Specialist
Production Management; Marketing and Promotions


Abigail Tykocki holds a M.A. in arts management from Columbia College and a B.A. in Theatre from Michigan State University. In addition to her role as Production Manager, Abbie is teaching faculty for the Arts, Cultural Management, & Museum Studies program and a communications specialist for the College of Arts & Letters. She has worked in marketing, fundraising and audience development for Vermont Stage and Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. In Chicago, she served a member of the Jeff Awards Committee and as Managing Director of Infamous Commonwealth Theatre. As an AEA-trained stage manager, Abbie has worked with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Encore Theatre, Z-Space, Yerba Buena Center, The Factory Theatre, and Peppermint Creek Theatre Company. She has directed productions for Vermont Stage, Stowe Theatre Guild, and Girls Nite Out Productions. Currently, Abigail serves on the City of East Lansing Arts Commission and as President of the East Lansing Pinecrest Neighborhood Association.


ACM 462 Marketing and Public Relations in Arts, Cultural, and Museum Management

ACM 862 Public Communications in Arts, Cultural, and Museum Management

ACM 471 Arts & Cultural Management Seminar

THR 467 Production Management

THR 300A Theatre Practicum – Production Emphasis

THR 300C Theatre Practicum – Area Emphasis


University News

MSU Announces 2023 Summer Circle Theatre Season
Published May 11, 2023 in College of Arts & Letters
The Michigan State University Department of Theatre’s 2023 Summer Circle Theatre (SCT), which runs June 15-25 at the courtyard between the Auditorium Building and Kresge Art Center on MSU’s…Read now »
English Major Receives Board of Trustees Award for Graduating with Perfect 4.0 GPA
Published December 16, 2022 in College of Arts & Letters
Michigan State University College of Arts & Letters student Mary Claire Zauel is graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average and is a recipient of the Board of Trustees’ Award. Each…Read now »
Conversations with CAL Features Director and Production Manager of ‘Corktown’
Published October 17, 2022 in College of Arts & Letters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd5j72KJavQ The Department of Theatre’s production of Jeff Augustin’s Corktown, Or Through the Valley of Dry Bones is a story of racial economic disparity,…Read now »
College Welcomes 27 New Faculty and Staff Members
Published September 7, 2021 in College of Arts & Letters
This semester, the College of Arts & Letters is pleased to welcome 27 new faculty and staff members. Please join us in welcoming the following people to the College: Alena…Read now »